15 Oct
T.I., 2 Chains, Chance the Rapper, Future, The Weeknd & more

You know it’s gonna be a hot mixtape when it starts off with a Weeknd chorus dropping into a Lil Weezy verse. On Dedication 5 Wayne stomps his verbiage all over blockbuster tracks like Drake’s “Started from the Bottom,” Kanye’s “New Slaves” and the timeless Wu Tang track “C.R.E.A.M.”. Additional guest verses on the DJ […]


15 Oct
New Orleans' best vs. The Rap God

A good day for rap, as Marshall Mathers makes a comeback on his strongest track in about a half decade, while 2 Chains throws up a nostalgic homage to the best southern rap crew ever. “Rap God” is just that: Eminem staking his claim to the crown with a series of throwback versus that makes you […]


1 Apr
New collab from ex-Mos Def & the man behind Cash Money

Can’t think of a better way for the rapper formerly known as Mos Def, Yasiin Bey, to stage his comeback than by partnering up with Mannie Fresh, arguably the most under-rated hip hop producer of all time. The collaboration will mix Bey’s penchant for thoughtful, clever lyrics with Fresh’s genius in crafting the catchiest beat, a […]


4 Jan
UK grime rapper converts the heathens to the Church of Bass

In the early millennium the UK Garage scene sprung from its murky depths one Dylan Mills, musically acclaimed as Dizzee Rascal and a former member of the Roll Deep crew. This New Years the grime artist released a new free mixtape titled Dirtee TV: Vol. 2 and it features the likes of Newham Generals, P Money, Merky […]


26 Sep
Gary, Indiana's finest drops latest DJ Drama hosted mix

The pride of Gary, Indiana — Mr. Freddie Gibbs — just dropped his Baby Face Killa mixtape, the highly anticipated followup to his breakthrough Str8 Killa No Filla Mixtape. Hosted by the ubiquitous DJ Drama, the Baby Face Killa street album features guest vocals from the likes of Curren$y, Kirko Bangz, Young Jeezy, Jadakiss, Spaceghostpurrp, Z-Ro […]


4 Sep
The return of The Best Rapper Alive...?

Lil Wayne made his name in the mixtape game, rising from Juvenile’s sidekick in Hot Boyz to establishing himself as the Best Rapper Alive by delivering a withering assault of free mixtapes that matched the epic prolificness only with the cleverness of his wordplay. Now after nearly half a decade since the last iteration, Lil […]


31 Aug
Learn how to get your cut in the $400 billion industry

Unemployment got you down? Looking for a little extra spending money? Are you over your job and searching for something that’ll bring adventure and excitement back into your life? Or are you simply looking to power up like a coked-out Superman? (OK, that’s got nothing to do with anything, we just wanted to tie in […]


15 Jun
Legendary skater reveals peak of fame, rock bottom & redemption

As far as skateboarders go, you just don’t get more Rock Star than Christian Hosoi. The man was/is a legend, dwarfing all other 80s skaters with the possible exception of Tony Alva. But of course, there was a life beyond the Thrasher covers; we watch celebrities rise and fall constantly and at times, consistently. We see […]